About this object

History of use

Circulating coin, worth 1 yen

Physical description

Coin with round, smooth edge; branch and leaves, text around; denomination on ring; text bottom. Reverse has 1 on ring, Showa year bottom. Obverse has stem with three branches, three leaves left-bottom, one leaf left-top, four leaves right, Nippon kuni. Text reads left to right; Showa Year 40.